Changing Pathways is a place-based domestic abuse support charity that has been supporting survivors and their children in South Essex and Thurrock for over forty years. We have recently expanded to include services in Brentwood, Epping Forest and Harlow.

We have been awarded a new five-year contract delivering support and advocacy for survivors of domestic abuse living in Essex as part of the EViE (Ending Violence in Essex) Partnership with Next Chapter and SOS Domestic Abuse Projects. As a result of this, we have exciting positions available for individuals who are committed to helping survivors to break the cycle of domestic abuse and support their recovery.

The successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate their commitment to Changing Pathways values:

  • Empower
  • Educate
  • Respect and dignity
  • Collaborate

Available positions

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) –  Flexible (South Essex)  

22.5 hours per week over 3 days, £22,181 -£24,556 pro-rata (dependent upon qualification), permanent contract 

You will be working with high risk survivors of domestic abuse, providing support and advocacy to address their immediate risk and safety needs whilst helping them take that first step on a pathway without fear and abuse. This is a fast paced role working with risk and as such are seeking a dynamic individual who is skilled in crisis management and able to assess risk for survivors of domestic abuse. A Safe Lives IDVA or Women’s Aid DAPA qualification would be advantageous.

To apply, please visit www.changingpathways.org or please contact 01268 729 707

Applications for this post should be received no later than 9am on Monday 13 January 2020. This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) – Flexible (South Essex)
37.5 hours per week (to be worked across split-shifts covering 8am – 6pm) + participation in on-call rota. £22,181 -£24,556 (dependent upon qualification), maternity leave cover
You will be working with high risk survivors of domestic abuse, providing support and advocacy to address their immediate risk and safety needs whilst helping them take that first step on a pathway without fear and abuse. This is a fast paced role working with risk and as such are seeking a dynamic individual who is skilled in crisis management and able to assess risk for survivors of domestic abuse. A Safe Lives IDVA or Women’s Aid DAPA qualification would be advantageous.

To apply, please visit www.changingpathways.org or please contact 01268 729 707

Applications for this post should be received no later than 9am on Monday 27 January 2020. This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

 

Children and Young People’s Practitioner – Thurrock Refuge

37.5 hours per week, £22,181, fixed term until December 2020 (extension possible subject to funding)

Due to the promotion of the current post holder, we are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is keen to support children and young people who have been subjected to domestic abuse within their home environment. Based in a refuge setting, you work with the children and young people to assess their needs and support their recovery from domestic abuse. This role would be ideal for a qualified childcare practitioner, youth worker or social care practitioner who is interested in developing their experience within the domestic abuse sector or an individual who has worked as a CYP Practitioner in a refuge or outreach setting,

To apply, please visit www.changingpathways.org or please contact 01268 729 707

For an informal discussion of the roles available please contact Philippa welcome@changingpathways.org or 01268 729 707 (from 2nd January 2020)

Applications for this post should be received no later than 9am on Monday 13 January 2020. This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Changing Pathways is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

These posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and are open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

‘A copy of this document is also available electronically at www.changingpathways.org

For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email welcome@changingpathways.org

IDVA Floating Dec 19

IDVA Mat Cover Jan 20

CYP Practitioner Dec 19

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